Athletes vs. Asthma

"We’re Changing Kid's Lives One Breath at a Time."
- Tyree Washington, Founder of Athletes vs Asthma


Athletes vs Asthma

Founded by 400 meter Track and Field World Champion and NFL alumni, Tyree Washington, Athletes vs Asthma is a not-for-profit organization offering resources, support and advocacy for children affected by asthma. Our primary focus is funding educational programs, support for treatment and interactive events for children and teens diagnosed with asthma.
Through partnerships with athletes, celebrities and influencers, Athletes vs Asthma will host athletic events to raise money to fund research, early intervention programs and support for treatment.


Every donation supports programs that provide education, resources for treatment, academic scholarships and interactive events. With approximately 6 million children under the age of 18 living with asthma, your support will make a big difference.


We simplify finding education and resources families can use to help their children better manage their asthma.


We provide support and resources for treatment to families, especially to those from underserved communities.


We host interactive events that make it fun and inspiring to learn about what’s possible with asthma.

Who We Help

Athletes vs Asthma is for families with children living with asthma. We’re here to support the efforts of parents to help their kids enjoy a higher quality of life. Asthma is an unforgiving, chronic disease of the lungs. Managing it often takes away from the joy of just being a kid. Through our interactive programs, we aim to rewrite this story for kids with asthma.

Together, we can show your child that there’s more to life than just worrying about their next asthma attack. Just like Tyree, they too can do more than what most think is possible.

Upcoming Events

Join us in the effort to improve the lives of more children and teens at our O2 Power Games (O2PG), a celebrity athletic event for kids who are asthmatic.

Celebrity Events


Kid Events

Together, we can help more children with asthma enjoy a higher quality of life.

Send Us A Message

If you have a child or teen with asthma, we want to hear from you.
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